Shelby County News

Week ending October 04, 2018

                                                         
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The Shelby County Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting October 16, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at the Shelby County Museum located on Pecan Street. The speaker this month will be Mr. Larry Hume.  He will speak to us about the 100th Anniversary of World War I. Everyone is invited to attend.
 

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OBITUARIES


 

JAMES PRATT
James “Buddy” Pratt, 71, of Center, Texas, died September 26, 2018 in Nacogdoches. Interment was in White Rock Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born on March 12, 1947 in Center to Jimmy Pratt and Zelma Samford Pratt. He graduated from Center High School. He served his country in the United States Army. He was preceded in death by, Fathers, Jimmy Pratt and Hollis Smith; Mother, Zelma Pratt Smith. Survivors include, Wife, Vicky Pratt of Center; Sons, Eric Pratt & wife Allison of Center, Ryan Pratt of Baytown, Dion Pratt of Houston, Shane Pratt & wife Dena of Mesa, Colorado; Daughter, Dache Pratt Sneath & husband Michael of Sachse, Texas; Sister, Elizabeth Kay Langley of Kilgore.
Online condolences can be sent at www.mangumfh.net
Mangum Funeral Home, Center, Texas
 
JANET WINDHAM HUGHES
Janet Windham Hughes, 53, of Carthage, died September 26, 2018 at her residence. Interment was in Oaklawn Memorial Park, Center, Texas. She was born April 3, 1965, in Shelby County, to William Henry Windham and Alda Johnson Yarbrough. She was preceded in death by, Father, William Henry Windham; Bonus Dad, Daniel Yarbrough. Survivors include, Husband, Edward Marshall Hughes of Carthage; Mother, Alda Johnson Yarbrough of Center; Mother-in-law and Father-in-law, Charles and Joyce Hughes of Carthage; Sister, Darla Smith & husband Carey, of Lebanon, Tennessee; Sister-in-law, Claire Windham & husband Micah, of Patroon.
Online condolences can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
 
ALMA LOVETT ELLINGTON
Alma Lovett Ellington, 93, of Shelbyville, died September 29, 2018, in Center. Interment was in Good Hope Cemetery, Shelby County. She was born December 10, 1924, in Shelbyville, to R. T. Lovett and Ethel Davis Lovett. She was preceded in death by, Husband, T. O. Ellington; Parents; 5 Siblings. Survivors include, Children, Thomas Ellington Jr. & wife Karen, of Houston, Jeff Ellington of Center, Connie Ellington Morrison & husband, Tem, of Shelbyville.
Online condolences can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
 
JACK BRADBERRY
Jack Bradberry, 87, of Center, Texas, died October 2, 2018,at his residence. Interment will be in Shelbyville Cemetery, Shelbyville, Texas. He was born July 13, 1931, in Shelby County, to Ray Bradberry and Margarete Cannon Bradberry. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Son, Jack E. Bradberry. Survivors include, Wife, Billye Bradberry; Son, Billy Frank Bradberry & wife Reatha; Brothers, Charles Bradberry & wife Sharon, Marcy Bradberry & wife Robin.
Online condolences can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
 
JAMES JOSEPH HEBERT
James Joseph Hebert, 77, of Timpson, Texas, died October 1, 2018 in Timpson. Interment will be in H & H Cemetery, Timpson, Texas. He was born February 7, 1941, in Lafayette, Louisiana to Howard Hebert and Ella Mae Duhon Hebert. He served his country in the United States Air Force. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Wife, Michele “Shelley” Hebert; Brothers, Robert Hebert, Howard Hebert, Thomas Hebert, Steve Prejean; Sisters, Ramona Cooper; Brothers-in-law, Berney Halsell, Robert Cooper; Sister-in-law, Bambi Hebert. Survivors include, Son, James Edward Hebert; Daughters, Carolyn Hebert & husband Mike, Jeannette Miller & husband John, Sandra Rodriguez & husband Raphael; Brothers, Michael Hebert, George Prejean; Sisters, Sandra Morgan & husband Richard, Linda Ellis, Eula Hoffpauier & husband Larry, Maudry Halsell.
Online condolences can be sent at www.taylorfh.net 
Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson, Texas
 
RAYMOND GLENN CAMPBELL
Raymond Glenn Campbell, 76, of Nacogdoches, died October 3, 2018, in Nacogdoches. Interment will be in Oaklawn Memorial Park, Center, Texas. He was born July 21, 1942, in Center, to Frank Campbell and Lizzie Huckabay Campbell. He served his country in the United States Army. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Siblings, Curtis Campbell, E. C. Campbell, James Campbell, Otto Campbell, Margie Campbell, Bootsie Worsham, Billye Ruth Cather, Buster Campbell, Tommy Campbell, Coy Campbell, Maxie Campbell, Sue Davis. Survivors include, Wife, Inez Campbell; Brothers, John Campbell & wife Jenny, Jerry Campbell & wife Melody, Ken Campbell & wife Molly; Sons, Joel Campbell & wife, Mindi, Ronnie Campbell & wife, Teresa, Chris Campbell, Phillip Campbell & wife, Melissa; Daughter, Stacy Mansfield & husband, Robert.
Online condolences can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
 
CLEON CONRED JOHNSON
Cleon Conred Johnson, 78, of Tatum, Texas, died September 26, 2018 in Longview, Texas. Interment was in Corinth Cemetery, Shelby County. He was born May 2, 1940, in Center, Texas to Burtis Johnson and Vergie Mae Johnson. He graduated from Timpson High School in 1959. He served his country in the United States Army. He was preceded in death by, Parents; Brothers, Marshall Ray Johnson, Richard Johnson, Matthew Johnson, Laverl Johnson. Survivors include, Son, Keith Johnson of Carthage, Texas; Brothers, Leland Johnson of Longview, Texas, Alan Johnson & wife Peggy of Carthage, Texas, Lester Johnson & wife Virginia of Henderson, Texas, Larry Johnson of Timpson, Texas; Sister, Nelda Stevens of Dallas, Texas; Sister-in-law, Joann Johnson of Nacogdoches, Texas.
Online condolences can be sent at www.taylorfh.net 
Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson, Texas
JENNIFER JOY MILLER COHENOUR
Jennifer Joy Miller Cohenour, 67, of Beaumont, died October 1, 2018, in Center. Interment was in Folsom Chapel Cemetery, Shelby County. She was born August 10, 1951, in Nacogdoches, to Melvin Mauriece Miller and Joy Holt Miller. She was preceded in death by, Son, Trey Cohenour; Father, Melvin Mauriece Miller; Brother-in-law, Robert Cohenour; Father-in-law and Mother-in-law, Donald E. and Helen Britt Cohenour. Survivors include, Husband: Don Cohenour Jr. of Beaumont; Son, Douglas Cohenour & fiancÚ Megan Jones, of Austin; Mother, Joy Miller of Center; Sisters, Sally Windham & husband Danny Paul, of Center, Mary Pigg & husband Bobby, of Center, Becky Grant & husband Jimmy, of Center, Rachel Paddie & husband Billy, of Center; Brother-in-law, James Cohenour & wife Kimi, of Palacios.
Online condolences can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com
Watson and Sons Funeral Home, Center, Texas
JQUADROM MARQUISE THOMAS
Jquadron “Scooby” Marquise Thomas, 25, of Nacogdoches, Texas, died September 29, 2018 due to automobile accident in San Augustine, Texas. Interment will be in Mt. Dena Cemetery, San Augustine County. Survivors include, Daughter, Arianna Adams Thomas of Lufkin, Texas; Father, Robert Tanner of San Augustine, Texas; Brothers, Jacourtney Thomas of Nacogdoches, Texas, Dredarius Jones of Lufkin, Texas, Cedric Bell of Lufkin, Texas, Jaqualin Tanner of Nacogdoches, Texas, Magarey Randle of Houston, Texas, Tarence Randle of Houston, Texas; Sisters, Roneeka Bell of Lufkin, Texas, Bianaca jones of Nacogdoches, Texas, LaToya Jones of San Augustine, Texas, Laquisha Ross (Mister) of Arlington, Texas, Cynitha Hall of Dallas, Texas, Faith Williams of Shreveport, Louisiana, Kammalesia Duncan of Tenaha, Texas, Ty Burrell (Kerrick) of San Augustine, Texas, Ateisha Duncan of Logansport, Louisiana.
Percy Garner and Son Mortuary, San Augustine, Texas
JAMES SAUL CUNNINGHAM
James Saul Cunningham, 71, of Joaquin, died October 2, 2018, in Center. Memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, November 3, 2018, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center with Bro. Bill Holmes officiating.
ALICE FAY BROOK OATES
Alice Fay Brook Oates,79, died September 29, 2018. Musician, cancer survivor, artist and traveler, she is survived by, Husband, Norman of Dallas, Texas; Son, Stephen (Colleen) of Garland, Texas; Daughter, Debbie (John) McGrath of Fox Lake, Il. A memorial service will be held October 7, 2018 at 2pm at First Presbyterian Church, 271 N. Walton St, Richardson, Texas
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society, Texas Winds Musical Outreach or the Alice Fay Oates memorial fund at First Presbyterian Church.

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